The Jesuit Post Book


We’ve included 20 never-before-published essays by TJP contributors along with a few of the best from the past few years.

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Table of Contents

An Ontological Change Patrick Gilger, SJ
Come at Me, Bro! (Why I Love the Crazies) (excerpt here) Eric Sundrup, SJ
Salvation Joe Hoover, SJ
A Baseball Bat to the Head: Quentin Tarantino and Divine Justice Jeffrey C. Johnson, SJ
Finding Joy in Auschwitz Michael Rozier, SJ
Brian Scalabrine as the Apotheosis of the Human Person Perry Petrich, SJ
Loving the Broken: Or How the Church Becomes Real Ryan Duns, SJ
La Virgen and Fabian Debora: Inculturating the Imagination James Hooks, SJ
The Faces We Seek Paul Lickteig, SJ
A Dirty Little Secret Joe Simmons, SJ
Public Humility, or Talking with One Another Again Nathaniel Romano, SJ
The Redemption of Superficiality Michael Rossmann, SJ
Dispatches from the Control-F Culture Ryan Duns, SJ
A Jesuit Who Doubts Chris Schroeder, SJ
The Wander Years Jeffrey C. Johnson, SJ
How Vocations Happen (It Could Happen to You) Paul Lickteig, SJ
At the Corner of St. Peter’s Square and Wall Street Quentin Dupont, SJ
The Guinea Worm, or In Defense of a Fiery Serpent John Shea, SJ
The Tyranny of Possibility and the One Thing Wanted:
Freedom, Commitment, and the Duty of Love
Brendan Busse, SJ
Ministry on Death Row George Williams, SJ
The Five Best Pieces of Jesuit Wisdom I’ve Ever Heard James Martin, SJ
Against Complacency: The Lessons of Victor Hugo Vinny Marchionni, SJ
S–t Christian Poets Say: The Problems of God-Talk, Sentimentality, and Style Jayme Stayer, SJ
Mental Health in America Jason Welle, SJ
The Rise of Expertise and the Fall of Fr. Athanasius Kircher, S.J. Matt Spotts, SJ
Not Even Wrong: Answering the New Atheism with Better Belief,
Not Better Arguments (excerpt here)
Sam Sawyer, SJ
My Opium Addiction: God, Religion, and Other Drugs (excerpt here) Timothy O’Brien, SJ
Let History Repeat Itself: Finding Catholic Health Care’s Future in Its Past Michael Rozier, SJ
You Will Become Catholic Joe Hoover, SJ